Fellowship Application Deadline: january 15, 2018
Intellectual Property Law Section is seeking applications for its Young Lawyer Fellowship Program
and is asking members to apply for one of the two two-year positions as “NYSBA
Intellectual Property Law Section Fellows.”
fellowship is designed to provide leadership opportunities for young lawyers,
and reflects the Section’s long-standing commitment to increasing the
participation and retention of young lawyers in Section activities. Through
this program, the Section seeks to develop future leaders of the Section.
Fellows will be granted opportunities to become involved in the Section’s
activities and to be an important voice within the Section.
feature of the Fellowship is a commitment by the Fellows to take advantage of
the many opportunities afforded to them under the program, such as: free
admission to many of the Section’s events, including the Section’s Annual Meeting;
involvement in the activities of the Young Lawyers Committee; invitations to the
Section’s networking events, where the Fellow can promote the recruiting of new
members; invitations to some of the Section’s Executive Committee meetings;
opportunities to publish in the Section’s newsletter, Bright Ideas; and
opportunities to mentor future Fellows.
eligible, you must be a newly
admitted attorney (up to 5 years) or a law student, and be a
member of the NYSBA and the IP Section. In selecting Fellows, the following
will be considered: participation in the Intellectual Property Law Section and
its committees, including the Young Lawyers Committee; participation in the NYSBA
Young Lawyers Section; participation in other intellectual property law
organizations; and enthusiasm for and commitment to intellectual property law.
of the fellowship will be from the time of selection until mid-January
2020, prior to the 2020 Annual Meeting.
applications are due by 5pm
on January 15, 2018. Please submit a resume and cover letter,
no more than three pages in total, to: [email protected]. The fellowship will
begin upon selection, but winners will be officially recognized during the Section’s
Annual Meeting in New York City, January 23, 2018.
Contact IP Section Young Lawyers Committee Chair Nyasha S. Foy, Esq., at [email protected].
Not a member of the IP Law Section? Join here (dues are $30 year with current NYSBA membership; half price for law students.)
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